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Tipsy History: Prohibition

  • Presented By
    Midway Village Museum
  • Location
    Midway Village Museum
    6799 Guilford Rd.
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone
  • Date
    August 17, 2019
  • Time
    Saturday 2 - 7 p.m.
  • Price
    $12 adults | $6 age 3-17 | Reduced admission for members
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Tipsy History: Prohibition
Saturday, August 17 . 2 pm to 7 pm

Uncover the mischief of prohibition as Midway Village become a dry town in the 1920s struggling to maintain law and order.

Visit the hidden Speakeasies scattered throughout the Village buildings where local breweries and distilleries will be serving alcoholic beverages.
. Attend a temperance meeting to learn about the temperance movement.
. Interact with 1920s civilians, bootleggers, gangsters, police and the Feds.
. Witness a federal rain on bootleggers and moonshiners.
. Entertain, demonstrations and more!

$12 Adult, $6 Child (ages 3-17)
$10 Adult Member, $5 Child Member (ages 3-17)

Event is rain or shine. Advance ticket purchases available online at www.midwayvillage.com. For more information, call 815-397-9112.

Must Provide ID for alcoholic beverages. Guests will receive sample tickets to redeem at brewery/distillery of their choosing. 

Event Sponsors
HMC Products
Electrical Contractors Association

Questions? Call 815-397-9112.

Subarea:Rockford Northeast


Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.

Tipsy History: Prohibition